Quotes: random selection

Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.

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  • Albert Meltzer
    Albert Meltzer
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    Optimism is inevitably the last hope of the defeated.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Keep a fair-sized cemetery in your back yard, in which to bury the faults of your friends.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Our works are the mirror wherein the spirit first sees its natural lineaments, Hence, too, the folly of that impossible precept, Know thyself; till it be translated into this partially possible one, know what thou canst work at.
  • Og Mandino
    Og Mandino
    American author 1923-1996
    Og Mandino
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    Opportunities, many times, are so small that we glimpse them not and yet they are often the seeds of great enterprises. Opportunities are also everywhere and so you must always let your hook be hanging. When you least expect it, a great fish will swim by.
  • Sir John Lubbock
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker 1834-1913
    Sir John Lubbock
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    Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist 1875-1947
    Aleister Crowley
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    I was asked to memorize what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
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    What do we mean by patriotism in the context of our times? I venture to suggest that what we mean is a sense of national responsibility... a patriotism which is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
  • George Michael
    George Michael
    English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist 1963-2016
    George Michael
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    I define my sexuality in terms of the people that I love.
  • Beth Brooke
    Beth Brooke
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    Research conducted throughout the world shows gender balance in top positions contributes to improved competitiveness and better business performance.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad.
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